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Sunday Habs Headlines: Shea Weber’s health critical to Canadiens’ season

In today’s links, the captain’s importance, Suzuki and Fleury doing little wrong, Byfuglien gets suspended for cap purposes, and more.

NHL: SEP 15 Montreal Canadiens Scrimmage Photo by David Kirouac/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Montreal Canadiens news and notes

  • Shea Weber’s health may be the most important factor in the Canadiens’ post-season hopes. []
  • Was last night’s placement on the top line Nick Suzuki’s final test from the coaching staff? [Sportsnet]
  • He and Cale Fleury are showing they have what it takes to play in the NHL. [Sportsnet]
  • If you missed the news yesterday, Montreal cut 14 players from training camp. [EOTP]

Around the league and elsewhere

  • The Winnipeg Jets have suspended Dustin Byfuglien, freeing up the cap space his contract requires. [TSN]
  • Kevin Hayes wants to show the New York Rangers, now his division rival, that they were wrong to trade him away. []